Letter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé reporting his efforts to return to the West Indies, enclosing copies of letters he sent to Admiral Digby on the subject (0653-0654) and his hopes that Digby would go with him to the West Indies and that Prince William might pass the winter months there, remarking further on the missed opportunities and mistakes he felt were made by Rear-Adm. Graves previously, and his opinion that New York would not be in any danger until the beginning of April at the earliest.

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Title

Letter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé reporting his efforts to return to the West Indies, enclosing copies of letters he sent to Admiral Digby on the subject (0653-0654) and his hopes that Digby would go with him to the West Indies and that Prince William might pass the winter months there, remarking further on the missed opportunities and mistakes he felt were made by Rear-Adm. Graves previously, and his opinion that New York would not be in any danger until the beginning of April at the earliest.

Date Created

3 November 1781

Creator

Hood, Samuel, Rear-Adm. Sir

Language

English

Identifier

GEO/ADD/15/0652